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a large photo. but to run up and down the state to ocean city we had a four-lane bridge and we just replaced it. the old bridge is gone. it is amazing. five months ago we were using that bridge. as a major link. we experience widespread storm damage. we continue to work with officials to see the extent of our losses. preliminary assessments from connecticut and new jersey jersey, this will sound modest but we need between 7.5 and $9 million. for preparation, response and prepares. fish and wildlife service and army corps still has their own assessments but they tell us it will be tens of millions of dollars for repairs. this seems like a small number but with the state budget they will need assistance through fema. if an ounce of prevention is worth it is we must mitigate the effect of future storms. this is the recurring theme especially is climate change increases the severity of the coastal storm. the army corpshas built extra projects and in delaware and down the east coast in no small part to the separates they performed exceptionally well with billions of dollars of damages ri
was in the service. i'm also the parent of a son murdered on the south side of the city of chicago. and i am a pastor of a church. i'm here to support h.r. 308, the large capacity ammunition feeding device act, which i have been a co-sponsor of since march of last year. there are 264,194 a.r.-15 rifles, manufactured each year in the u.s., and of those, 5,443 are exported overseas, and 248,751 are used right here in the u.s. and the very irony that we are confronted with at sandy hook is that the firearm industry's trade association, their headquarters are located just across the highway from the sandy hook elementary school, and while it is important, i also have a bill that i want to acknowledge, h.r. 6680, the firearm licensing and record of sale act of 2012, a legislation aimed at establishing a nationwide system for prohibiting unlicensed gun ownership and granting the u.s. attorney general broader authority over the program. as sad and inexplicable as the sandy hook incident is for all of us, we must be cognizant of the fact that gun violence has been terrorizing neighborhoods in chicago, detroi
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